3785. kesheph
Strong's Concordance
kesheph: sorcery
Original Word: כֶּשֶׁף
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: kesheph
Phonetic Spelling: (keh'-shef)
Definition: sorcery
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
sorcery
NASB Translation
sorceries (5), witchcrafts (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[כֶּ֫שֶׁף] noun masculine2Kings 9:22 sorcery, only

plural (Assyrian kišpu, id.); — כְּשָׁפִים Micah 5:11; Nahum 3:4; suffix כְּשָׁפַיִךְ Isaiah 47:9,12; כְּשָׁפֶיהָ Nahum 3:4; 2 Kings 9:22; — sorceries:

1 literal מִיָּדֶיךָ ׳וְהִכְרַתִּי כ Micah 5:11, said of Israel; ׳רֹב כ Isaiah 47:9,12 "" חֲבָרַיִךְ, said of Babylon.

2 figurative of seductive and corrupting influences: of Jezebel 2 Kings 9:22 "" זְנוּנִים; of Nineveh personified as harlot Nahum 3:4 ("" id.), called ׳בַּעֲלַת כ Nahum 3:4 (following זוֺנָהמֵרֹב זְנוּנֵי).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
sorcery, witchcraft

From kashaph; magic -- sorcery, witchcraft.

see HEBREW kashaph

Forms and Transliterations
בִּכְשָׁפֶֽיהָ׃ בכשפיה׃ וּכְשָׁפֶ֖יהָ וכשפיה כְּשָׁפִ֑ים כְּשָׁפַ֔יִךְ כְשָׁפִ֖ים כשפיך כשפים bichshaFeiha biḵ·šā·p̄e·hā biḵšāp̄ehā cheshaFim kə·šā·p̄a·yiḵ kə·šā·p̄îm ḵə·šā·p̄îm kəšāp̄ayiḵ kəšāp̄îm ḵəšāp̄îm keshaFayich keshaFim ū·ḵə·šā·p̄e·hā ucheshaFeiha ūḵəšāp̄ehā
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2 Kings 9:22
HEB: אִיזֶ֧בֶל אִמְּךָ֛ וּכְשָׁפֶ֖יהָ הָרַבִּֽים׃
NAS: Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?
KJV: Jezebel and her witchcrafts [are so] many?
INT: Jezebel of your mother witchcrafts in abundance

Isaiah 47:9
HEB: עָלַ֔יִךְ בְּרֹ֣ב כְּשָׁפַ֔יִךְ בְּעָצְמַ֥ת חֲבָרַ֖יִךְ
NAS: In spite of your many sorceries, In spite of the great
KJV: for the multitude of thy sorceries, [and] for the great
INT: and of your many sorceries power of your spells

Isaiah 47:12
HEB: בַחֲבָרַ֙יִךְ֙ וּבְרֹ֣ב כְּשָׁפַ֔יִךְ בַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר יָגַ֖עַתְּ
NAS: And in your many sorceries With which
KJV: and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein
INT: your spells your many sorceries which have labored

Micah 5:12
HEB: וְהִכְרַתִּ֥י כְשָׁפִ֖ים מִיָּדֶ֑ךָ וּֽמְעוֹנְנִ֖ים
NAS: I will cut off sorceries from your hand,
KJV: And I will cut off witchcrafts out of thine hand;
INT: will cut sorceries your hand fortune-tellers

Nahum 3:4
HEB: חֵ֖ן בַּעֲלַ֣ת כְּשָׁפִ֑ים הַמֹּכֶ֤רֶת גּוֹיִם֙
NAS: the mistress of sorceries, Who sells
KJV: the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth
INT: favour the mistress of sorceries sells nations

Nahum 3:4
HEB: בִּזְנוּנֶ֔יהָ וּמִשְׁפָּח֖וֹת בִּכְשָׁפֶֽיהָ׃
NAS: And families by her sorceries.
KJV: and families through her witchcrafts.
INT: harlotries and families her sorceries

6 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3785
6 Occurrences


biḵ·šā·p̄e·hā — 1 Occ.
ḵə·šā·p̄îm — 1 Occ.
kə·šā·p̄a·yiḵ — 2 Occ.
kə·šā·p̄îm — 1 Occ.
ū·ḵə·šā·p̄e·hā — 1 Occ.










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